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Is it possible to change the pointing system so that not increase points of users that answer a question for the second time?

In fact, now a person can gain point by answering the same question.
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Why -1?
Is there any problem with the question?
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You'll have to excuse the voting here... it seems many people log in just to test it out and sometimes make asses out of themselves :)
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:o the irony
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+1 for this.
(every user should gain only once points for answering the same question, but if there are several answers from different people - everyone should get points for their answers - not only the first who answers!)
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"every user should gain only once points for answering the same question"
How can we do that?
Now q2a give points to all answers of a user for the same question.

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This may be possible with a plugin, something like this:

  • Track the voting events 'a_vote_up''a_vote_down''a_vote_nil'.
  • Check if the answer is the second by the user in the question (i.e. check if they have any questions with the same parentid and an earlier date/time).
  • If so, remove the points they would have gained from that answer.

This wouldn't survive points recalculations though, so maybe not a great idea.

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